Any size. Any location. Any situation.
Modern CRE is comprised of industry professionals with experience ranging from locally owned brokerage, development, and property management firms to large global full service real estate companies, with project awards from small one-off local assignments to national and global Fortune 100 requirements. Our professionals have completed assignments in 32 states and over 100 markets nationwide. Simply stated – we bring a wide range of experience to every project, regardless of size, location or situation.
Patrick L. Schneider
Patrick Schneider co-founded Modern CRE with the goal of providing occupiers of space with best in class conflict free representation. Patrick has a full service real estate background that encompasses all aspects of a real estate transaction.
Patrick’s specific areas of expertise include managing a strategic planning process, financial analysis, site selection, and portfolio and transaction management.
Prior to co-founding Modern CRE, Patrick spent 10 plus years with DTZ, previously UGL and Equis, where he spent his entire career working on behalf of occupiers of space. Patrick had the opportunity to work with several industry leading professionals while gaining experience working on projects ranging from Fortune 100 clients to small local one-off facility needs.
Patrick is responsible for developing and implementing creative solutions that address clients’ needs while supporting their long-term business plans. He is also responsible for managing client relationships and overseeing the growth and strategic direction of Modern CRE.
Patrick’s representative client list includes; Aramark Corporation, Baldor Corporation, Beckhoff USSA, BWAY Corporation, Checkpoint Security Systems, Chrysler MOPAR, Delphi, Dynamex Inc, Haynes International, Jasper Engines, Medline, NAMPAC, Pepsi America, RTP Company, SAFELITE Autoglass, Scotts and several others.
Originally from Columbus, IN, Patrick received his Bachelor ‘s Degree in Marketing and Finance from Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Patrick and his wife Krissy reside in Edina, MN with their two children, Charlie and Catherine. Like most living in Minnesota, Patrick thoroughly enjoys the summers, spending as much time outdoors with family, golfing, fly-fishing, and hiking.
David Wiegratz is a co-founder of Modern CRE, a commercial real estate firm focused on helping occupiers of space. David brings experience and a focus on transaction advisory, complex lease and occupancy negotiations, and business development to Modern CRE.
David feels fortunate to work with many great clients and is passionate about putting together the best in class resources to make a difference in his client’s businesses day in and day out. This passion is and continues to be a catalyst for the creation of Modern CRE and delivering truly client focused real estate services.
Prior to founding Modern CRE, David worked for DTZ, one of the “big three” global real estate firms. During David’s 7 year career at DTZ, he worked on projects small and large, ranging from local, small businesses to Fortune 100 organizations. This experience helped David, along with his Co-Founder, to develop best practices for helping occupiers of space pro-actively manage their real estate process and deliver the greatest economic benefit to their bottom line.
David’s representative list of clients includes: Alcatel-Lucent, Amsoil, Athletica, BASF, Chrysler, Diebold, Great Northern Corporation, Innotek, Scotts, Scholastic Book Fairs, Unitron, U.S. General Services Administration, and many more clients.
David is originally from Neenah, Wisconsin. He received his undergraduate degree from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota where he double majored in Entrepreneurship and Marketing. David, his wife Erin and three children reside in St. Paul, MN. David is a passionate fan and season ticket holder for MN United and yes, still roots for the Packers.
Director of Property Management/Partner
Mitch Kall is a Partner and Director of Property Management at Modern CRE. Mitch has 10+ in property management experience where he has managed Office, Retail, Industrial, Mix-use, and Redevelopment assets.
Mitch believes that property, facilities, and asset management duties go beyond just collecting rent. As director of the division he strives and trains his coworkers to be an asset to the property. With correct management he can improve his owners value, NOI, and sale of the building when the time comes.
Mitch is responsible for managing properties, training employees, bringing in new business, project management, and overall day to day oversite of all owned and 3rd party managed properties within Modern CRE.
Originally from North Mankato, MN Mitch revived his Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management from Metropolitan State University. Mitch enjoys spending time with his wife, traveling, and being outside